Breakdancing to be introduced as a new sport at the Olympics. along with skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing were set to get the Olympic green light on Monday for inclusion at the 2024 Paris Games.
The four sports were included as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board met to approve the Paris 2024 program.
Skateboarding, sport mountaineering and surfing have already been added to the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will take place after a one-year delay due to the coronavirus epidemic.
The introduction of the clash was “one of the results of the 2020 Olympic Agenda,” Bach said. “We had a clear priority to introduce sports (which are especially popular among the younger generation, given the urban development of sports.”
Whiles speaking on Monday, He said: “Today is a historic day, not just for boys and girls, but for dancers around the world,” said Sean Tea, president of the World Dance Federation (WDSF).
“The WDSF could not have been more proud of Paris being involved in the 2024 smashing … It was a real team effort to reach this moment, we will redouble our efforts on the eve of the Olympics, Paris 2024 will be unforgettable.”